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Delaware County, Pennsylvania (PA)


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County population in 2012: 561,098 (100% urban, 0% rural); it was 550,864 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 105,711
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 41,501
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 148,293
Renter-occupied apartments: 61,488 (it was 58,027 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

30%

Land area: 184 sq. mi.
Water area: 6.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 3037 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Delaware County: 104.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (25.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Delaware County, Pennsylvania:


Median resident age:  38.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years

Males: 267,849  (47.0%)
Females: 291,130  (53.0%)

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Delaware County,PA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Delaware County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $62,385 ($50,092 in 1999)
This county:

$62385
Pennsylvania:

$49520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $766 (lower quartile is $627, upper quartile is $952)
This county:

$766
State:

$597


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $236,100 (it was $127,000 in 2000)
Delaware County:

$236,100
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $155,000 - $360,400

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $323,628
Here:

$323,628
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $194,241
Here:

$194,241
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $109,177
Here:

$109,177
State:

$166,566

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $182,001
Here:

$182,001
State:

$223,507

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $185,544
Here:

$185,544
State:

$225,726

Mobile homes: $139,578
Here:

$139,578
State:

$35,442

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $258,548
Here:

$258,548
State:

$97,532
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,752
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $659

Institutionalized population: 7,828

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Health of residents in Delaware County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
74.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
50.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
99.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
66.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 195 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 159 pounds. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $3,884 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $3,745 (1.7%)


Delaware County household income distribution in 2009 Delaware County home values distribution


Delaware County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 9.2%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.2% for Black residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 9.2%
Delaware County:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

12.5%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.2% for Black residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 38 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 31 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Delaware County is $742 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $886 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1061 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chester, Radnor Township, Drexel Hill, Springfield, Nether Providence Township, Yeadon, Broomall, Lansdowne, Upper Providence Township, Darby.

Delaware County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2005 air pollution in Delaware County:

Lead: 0.04 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.017 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.119 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.087 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 21 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 58 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 16.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 37 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.006 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.016 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.co.delaware.pa.us

Click to draw/clear Delaware County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Delaware County: Echo Mills (A), Lawrence Mills (B), Cardington (C), Lawrences Mills (D), Marple (E), Echo Mills (F), Clinton Mills (G), Duttons Mill (H), Hickmans Mill (I), Brintons Mill (J), Felton Mills (K), Tempest Mills (L), Beechwood Park (M), Glenriddle Station (N), Brandywine Summit Camp (O), Middletown Heights (P), Aronimink Golf Club (Q), Edgemont Golf Club (R), Llanerch Country Club (S), Paxon Hollow Golf Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Bond Shopping Center (1), Glen Eagle Square Shopping Center (2), Marple Crossroads Shopping Center (3), Newtown Square Shopping Center (4), Larkins Corner Shopping Center (5), Shoppes at Brinton Lake Shopping Center (6), Old Ridge Village Shopping Center (7), The Shops at Manoa Center Shopping Center (8), The Village Shop Center at Painters Crossroads Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Delaware County include: All States Church (A), Elam United Methodist Church (B), Fellowship Baptist Church (C), Brandywine Baptist Church (D), Marple Church (E), Martyrs Church (F), Trinity Church (G), Grace Church (H), Grace Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethesda Cemetery (1), Springfield Cemetery (2), Fernwood Cemetery (3), Marple Hill Cemetery (4), Saint Charbel Mission Cemetery (5), Thornbury African Methodist Episcopal Cemetery (6), Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Brinton Lake (A), Earles Lake (B), Springton Reservoir (C), Karver Lake (D), Lenni Lake (E), Lake Green Countrie (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Pony Trail Creek (A), West Branch Naaman Creek (B), West Branch Chester Creek (C), Ithan Creek (D), Trout Run (E), Hotland Run (F), Stony Creek (G), Harvey Run (H), Hunter Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Delaware County include: Ridley Creek State Park (1), Tyler Arboretum (2), Brandywine Racket Club (3), Elwell Field (4), Preston Park (5), Highland Farms Park (6), Nelson D Clayton Memorial Park (7), Beverly Hills Recreation Area (8), Naylors Run Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: New Castle County, Delaware , Gloucester County, New Jersey , Chester County , Chester County , Montgomery County , Philadelphia County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 39,670
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 36,635 (54% naturalized citizens)

Delaware County:

6.7%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.3%

Delaware County marital status for males
Delaware County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Delaware County with a mortgage: 91,173 (8,598 second mortgage, 14,095 home equity loan, 386 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 47,038

Here:

66.0% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.41%
Here67.4%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 371,328
Total congregations: 331

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents269,585 (72.6%)17,024 (4.6%)15,700 (4.2%)14,746 (4.0%)12,325 (3.3%)
Congregations48 (14.5%)49 (14.8%)9 (2.7%)38 (11.5%)35 (10.6%)
NameMuslim EstimateEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents7,564 (2.0%)7,315 (2.0%)6,360 (1.7%)3,690 (1.0%)17,019 (4.6%)
Congregations4 (1.2%)22 (6.6%)19 (5.7%)5 (1.5%)102 (30.8%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Delaware County - Chester, Radnor Township, Drexel Hill, Springfield, Nether Providence Township

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 103
This county:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Delaware County:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 83
Delaware County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
This county:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 313
Delaware County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Delaware County:

11.1%
State:

11.5%


Agriculture in Delaware County:

Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $94,131
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $12634.18
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.72%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.28%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $71,379
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.27%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,887
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 77.63%
Average age of principal farm operators: 61 years
Land in orchards: 103 acres

Tornado activity:

Delaware County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 1.6 times above overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Delaware County-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.6 miles away from the county center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 28.9 miles away from Delaware County center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3%)
  • Cashiers (3%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Delaware County (%):





Delaware County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 191,454 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 24,580 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8,246 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 836 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3,664 (1%)
  • Railroad: 6,978 (3%)
  • Ferryboat: 35 (0%)
  • Taxi: 168 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 186 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 489 (0%)
  • Walked: 9,396 (4%)
  • Other means: 1,145 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 6,745 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Delaware County, Pennsylvania in 2000:

People in group quarters in Delaware County, Pennsylvania in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $69,295.

5.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($57,574 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%


0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($506 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.10%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%

3.39% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($32,906 average AGI)
1.85% relocated from other states ($24,163 average AGI)
Delaware County:

1.85%
Pennsylvania average:

2.15%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.83% ($38,045 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, PA  0.56% ($82,255)
from Chester County, PA  0.53% ($71,219)
from New Castle County, DE  0.27% ($57,187)
from Bucks County, PA  0.12% ($54,841)
from Camden County, NJ  0.08% ($58,882)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.05% ($36,065)


5.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($458 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%

3.05% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($30,201 average AGI)
2.57% relocated to other states ($26,761 average AGI)
Delaware County:

2.57%
Pennsylvania average:

2.30%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.15% ($37,465 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.88% ($74,618)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.56% ($68,656)
to New Castle County, DE  0.43% ($53,242)
to Bucks County, PA  0.12% ($72,593)
to Gloucester County, NJ  0.11% ($67,095)
to Camden County, NJ  0.09% ($57,819)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Delaware County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Delaware County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Delaware County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 89,771 (79,860 aged, 9,911 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.72
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13315.44
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 265.570
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39919.29

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1232.430
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 970.220
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13.32

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 69.85
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 79.19

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 17.46
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 3591.631

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 64.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 46.8
  • Other - 18.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 95.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 38.3
  • Suffocation - 25.3
  • Poisoning - 21.2
  • Other - 10.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 535,924

Size of family households: 53,946 2-persons, 33,963 3-persons, 29,426 4-persons, 14,154 5-persons, 5,344 6-persons, 3,026 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 57,697 1-person, 9,545 2-persons, 1,083 3-persons, 367 4-persons, 102 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons.

90.7% of residents of Delaware County speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $4,218,386,000 ($7600 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,166,112,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,416,999,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $965,740,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,411,000
Federal grants: $423,227,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,223,113,000 ($1,096,645,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $180,897,000 ($35,689,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $12,588,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $261,666,000
Federal Government insurance: $258,056,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 35,907
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 29,780
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6,807
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -8,507
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Delaware County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 28.36 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 90
  • 2 rooms: 386
  • 3 rooms: 2,940
  • 4 rooms: 5,126
  • 5 rooms: 13,446
  • 6 rooms: 47,262
  • 7 rooms: 32,996
  • 8 rooms: 23,633
  • 9+ rooms: 22,414
  • 1 room: 2,146
  • 2 rooms: 5,117
  • 3 rooms: 15,341
  • 4 rooms: 14,947
  • 5 rooms: 8,684
  • 6 rooms: 6,589
  • 7 rooms: 3,131
  • 8 rooms: 1,197
  • 9+ rooms: 875
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 319
  • 1 bedroom: 3,085
  • 2 bedrooms: 16,926
  • 3 bedrooms: 83,681
  • 4 bedrooms: 35,324
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8,958
  • no bedroom: 2,584
  • 1 bedroom: 21,470
  • 2 bedrooms: 21,711
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,936
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,747
  • 5+ bedrooms: 579
Cars and other vehicles available in Delaware County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 8,895
  • 1 vehicle: 47,223
  • 2 vehicles: 67,847
  • 3 vehicles: 18,664
  • 4 vehicles: 4,238
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,426
  • no vehicle: 14,443
  • 1 vehicle: 30,575
  • 2 vehicles: 11,030
  • 3 vehicles: 1,538
  • 4 vehicles: 304
  • 5+ vehicles: 137

66% of Delaware County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Pennsylvania.

Delaware County:

65.6%
State average:

64.4%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $84,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Delaware County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (62.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29.8%)
  • Electricity (6.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (52.1%)
  • Electricity (26.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 16,457
Here:

25.9%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7,545
Here:

23.8%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17,788
Here:

55.2%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Delaware County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Delaware County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


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Delaware County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Delaware County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Delaware County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 146 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,248$175,4722,490$237,07712,132$214,1461,100$82,38727$886,074497$134,8011$28,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED92$162,043186$278,6021,190$206,474183$56,5681$1,200,00042$128,0711$25,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED272$151,908416$212,1954,195$195,2151,066$39,6148$1,102,000299$101,8969$38,444
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN200$168,380303$241,0432,911$203,354216$90,8942$1,450,000109$127,5961$50,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS67$169,65776$265,039804$199,43784$109,7140$028$142,6790$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 131 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED522$224,165296$239,9436$262,833
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED108$200,528103$225,8066$98,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED69$212,34851$223,1572$204,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$193,73332$214,3441$73,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$202,0003$218,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Delaware County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5,04173.4 years
Mary4,70880.4 years
William3,89373.7 years
Joseph2,97173.5 years
James2,85971.9 years
Margaret2,42179.1 years
Anna2,17081.5 years
Charles2,09774.2 years
Helen2,07279.9 years
Robert2,04970.9 years
Most common last names in Delaware County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,08875.3 years
Johnson72073.5 years
Brown60474.9 years
Jones60374.7 years
Miller55676.2 years
Davis49174.2 years
Williams47373.9 years
Wilson39773.8 years
Kelly37575.2 years
Thomas36474.5 years
Businesses in Delaware County, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven13Lane Bryant2
AMF Bowling1Lane Furniture3
AT&T6LensCrafters2
Ace Hardware2Little Caesars Pizza1
Aeropostale2Macy's1
American Eagle Outfitters2Marriott1
Ann Taylor3Marshalls3
Applebee's2MasterBrand Cabinets37
Arby's4McDonald's15
AutoZone4Men's Wearhouse2
Avenue1Motel 61
Bakers1Motherhood Maternity5
Bally Total Fitness1New Balance4
Banana Republic1New York & Co1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike29
Bath & Body Works3Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Country Buffet1
Best Western1Old Navy1
Blockbuster3Olive Garden1
Budget Car Rental1Outback2
Burger King5Outback Steakhouse2
CVS21Pac Sun1
Casual Male XL1Panda Express1
Catherines1Panera Bread2
Charlotte Russe2Papa John's Pizza2
Chick-Fil-A4Payless6
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske3
Church's Chicken1PetSmart4
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports2
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut4
ColorTyme1Popeyes3
Comfort Inn1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cricket Wireless11Quality2
Curves2Quiznos2
DHL4RadioShack5
Dairy Queen4Ramada1
Days Inn2Raymour & Flanigan2
Deb1Red Lobster1
Decora Cabinetry8Red Roof Inn1
Dennys3Rite Aid20
Domino's Pizza2Rodeway Inn1
DressBarn4Ruby Tuesday2
Dunkin Donuts23SAS Shoes2
Econo Lodge1Safeway1
Eddie Bauer1Sears4
Express1Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel6
Fashion Bug3Staples3
FedEx58Starbucks8
Finish Line1Subway8
Foot Locker3T-Mobile13
GNC8T.J.Maxx1
GameStop10Taco Bell5
Gap2Talbots2
Gymboree2Target3
H&R Block11The Limited1
Holiday Inn2The Room Place1
Home Depot4Toys"R"Us6
Hot Topic1Trader Joe's1
IHOP1True Value6
J.Crew1U-Haul12
JCPenney1UPS63
JoS. A. Bank2Vans2
Jones New York4Verizon Wireless3
Journeys2Victoria's Secret3
Just Tires1Vons1
KFC5Walgreens7
Kmart2Walmart3
Kohl's2Wendy's8
Kroger2Wet Seal2
LA Fitness2YMCA4
La-Z-Boy4
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